James IV was born 17th March 1473 A.D. onthisday and died 9th september 1513 A.D. he was the King of Scots from 11th June 1488 A.D. until his death.

He went on the throne when his father James III died after the Battle of Sauchieburn which was a rebellion that took place with James caught in an indirect role..

He was remembered as one of the most successful Kings of the Stewart monarchs of Scotland.

The end of his reign was due to  a disastrous defeat at Battle of Flodden where he became the last monarch of Scotland, from Scotland… and in great Britain to be killed in a battle.

 

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